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Mar 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
for the gop. >> steve handelsman joins us from columbus, ohio. conventional wisdom says if romney wins ohio he wins the nomination. where do we stand right now? >> reporter: well, we stand where we don't know. as the votes are counted on this super tuesday night and nbc news makes its various projections, ohio does remain the focus. romney and santorum. nbc news projects ohio is too close to call. mitt romney cast his ballot late this afternoon in massachusetts. and tonight notched his first super tuesday victory. nbc news projecting romney wins virginia. and projecting that newt gingrich wins his home state of georgia. but as voters cast their ballots on this super tuesday, in eleven states, ohio was the most watched. in this swing state, many republicans were un-enthusiastic. and many were split. >> i voted for mitt romney. >> mitt romney because of his business experience. >> people aren't feeling there's a strong person at all. but i think santorum could pull it out. >> reporter: can he beat mitt romney in ohio? the pressure is on rick santorum. >> this is a somewhat important day in my li
NBC
Mar 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
>> right now at 5:00, mitt romney has been declared the winner in the puerto rican primary today. can he get enough delegates to nail down the gop nomination before the republican convention? why some people in the party may be getting ready for a floor fight. also police and friends continue to search for a teenage girl missing for three days. the bay area saw plenty of rain this last week. we'll show you one city that has less than most. the news at 5:00 starts right now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. the search continued in morgan hill for a missing 15-year-old girl who disappeared friday on the way to school and nbc bay area spoke with the girl's mother today. stephanie is in morgan hill with the latest. >> reporter: hi, diane. you can see the sheriff's command post. we're at the border of morgan hill. this is day three of the search and still nothing. they focus their efforts on the fields around here. they were out here in the morning with dogs looking for any traces of 15-year-old sierra lamar. the problem is she never has run away. the family said there were no home t
NBC
Mar 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
handelsman breaks it down. >> reporter: mitt romney survives supertuesday. barely winning ohio after pounding rick santorum with attack ads. but he put on a bright face today. >> i don't apply percentages to it. but after last night, i feel pretty darn good. >> reporter: he did win the super tuesday quest for delegates. >> mitt romney did what he had to do. he put away six o out of the ten states last night. >> reporter: but rick santorum claimed three states and claims he's on a roll. >> we're heading to mississippi and alabama and we're going to have a sweep this week here starting in kansas on saturday. >> reporter: santorum backers pressed newt gingrich to quit. he refused. >> we are staying in this race because i believe that it's going to be impossible for a moderate to win the general election. >> reporter: and after winning georgia, gingrich could take more southern primaries next tuesday. romney's -- before the convention. says the former republican party chair. >> for romney to actually have the nomination in his pocket going into tampa, it's going to be virtually impossible to do.
NBC
Feb 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
mitt romney did not win last night's primary in michigan. instead it was a tie. the former pennsylvania senator told an audience in tennessee today that he forced romney to spend a fortune in his home state and claims outside of romney's home county, they ran dead even. and nbc news predicts santorum and romney will split the delegates in michigan. that's 15 delegates each. romney, however, won all of arizona's 29 delegates last night. he campaigned today in ohio in advance of super tuesday next week. >>> still to come at 5:00, the supplements that may be doing more harm than good. >>> and safety improvements but at what cost? pg & e talks about how they plan to pay for your safety. >>> nobody deserves to die on their vacation. >> averting cruise disaster. survivors from that italian ship wreck head to washington, d.c. to help make the seas safer. >>> good afternoon. one storm system this morning. and another one lining up here off shore. of course we'll have details on that as rain looks to stay in your forecast for your thursday with temperatures also remaining in the minutes. [ femal
NBC
Mar 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
with president obama about iran as well. >>> a new poll shows rick santorum and mitt romney virtually tied in the major battleground state of ohio two days ahead of super tuesday. the poll released today, 34% of likely gop primary voters support santorum, romney gets 32%, followed by gingrich at 15% and ron paul at 13%. that pivotal contest in ohio is one of ten on tuesday and as the candidates campaign, one has picked up another major endorsement. house majority leader eric cantor formally backed romney for president. he says romney is the best candidate to improve the economy. >>> the second time in less than a month, a driver has landed in the san francisco bay. police say a san francisco man accidentally drove in around 3:00 this morning near fort mason. the four people inside the car all escaped safely. the driver was with arrested. back if february, you may remember, a woman in a lexus drove in to the water near ocean beach. she managed to drive through more than 100 yards of thick sand to get there. the driver escaped with minor injuries. >>> jury selection in the domestic violence
NBC
Mar 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to trickle in from gop races going on in alabama and mississippi. mitt romney is looking for his first win in the deep south while newt gingrich is struggling for political survival and rick santorum is trying to knock gingrich out. b bryan moar is following the returns from washington. >> reporter: the very latest news from nbc is that the alabama and mississippi races are both too early to call. for the republican candidates, they're hoping to shake things up tonight. president obama meanwhile is looking at some trouble on the horizon. as voters headed to the polls in alabama and mississippi, mitt romney was showing surprising strength in the polls. but still fighting an enthusiasm gap. >> i just still felt like romney was the best candidate for me. >> reporter: romney has already moved on to the upcoming caucus state of missouri a day after his 65th birthday, romney was looking for a surprise from voters. >> this is all about getting delegates and love to get more delegates tonight. if the polls are right, we'll pick up some delegates. >> reporter: but a win? >> he has the ability to se
NBC
Mar 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney. he said it might help the conservative cause if gingrich drops out of the race. so far gingrich won south carolina and georgia, the state he has represented in congress for two decades. >> speaker can stay as long as he wants, but i think the better opportunity to make sure we nominate a conservative is to give us an opportunity to go head-to-head with governor romney at some point and hopefully that will occur sooner rather than later buff we will see what the speaker decides. >> on fox news on sunday, newt gingrich called romney the weakest gop front runner since 1920. >>> the british government plans to take a step to legalize same-sex marriage. they plan to launch a formal document that will allow homosexual couples to marry. but it is running in to fierce opposition by catholics in the country. a letter by the archbishop warned 0 of the dangers of changing the legal definition of marriage. >> it's consequences should be taken seriously now. the law helps to shape and form social and can cultural values. a change in the law would gradually and inevitably transsocieties's und
NBC
Mar 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-runner, mitt romney was in puerto rico today, he tried to capitalize on the controversial comments made by his closest rival earlier this week. >>> also we'll show you why oakland police officers are shaving their locks for solidarity. >>> we've been talking about hail, snow, rain, we're also having to talk about some gusty winds out there this evening. winds up to 35 miles per hour coming into along the coast, also pushing a high surf advisory to the coast. take your pick, we've got surf, snow, hail. how much of it will be sticking around for your sunday forecast, coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] for our families... our neighbors... and our communities... america's beverage companies have created a wide range of new choices. developing smaller portion sizes and more low- & no-calorie beverages... adding clear calorie labels so you know exactly what you're choosing... and in schools, replacing full-calorie soft drinks with lower-calorie options. with more choices and fewer calories, america's beverage companies are delivering. >>> republican presidential candidate, mitt romney is campaigning
NBC
Mar 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
will be in ohio. santorum against romney. the latest nbc news poll has two points difference. >> i think romney is more of a middle of the road candidate. >> i absolutely follow christ like he is who i want to be a reflection of his perfection. >> does that mean a vote for rick santorum tomorrow? >> i would lean more towards that way. >> the race appears to be hurting the gop and helping president obama. today's nbc poll finds that 40% of americans say they're less of republicans as a whole. >>> sexual abuse, depression, even suicide. these are the controversial and delicate topics some young woman women at a fremont high school are highlighting in an unusual spot. their campus bathroom. here's more on the project aimed at empowering others to speak out. >> reporter: class chatter echoes the halls of the high school. the students here look happy. but some choose to hide. >> i would often see people being upset in the bathroom and it's a place where people go to isolate themselves. >> reporter: there's where student started the i believe in my story. ways for student stos share their darkest mom
NBC
Mar 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and gingrich fighting to stop romney from extending his delegate lead. gingrich has been amoring away at president barack obama's energy policy. >> it's walked for a decade and the algae will be ready. >> reporter: gingrich campaigned in pennsylvania, that is santorum's home turf. after beginning his day there, the former senator was off to fight for wisconsin. >> it's been able to overcome us in the past. >> romney was hoping for a respectable showing in louisiana, a chance to convince conservatives he's a winner. brian mooar, nbc news. >>> the fight over louisiana is not finished. they will hand out more delegates in caucuses next month. >>> former vice president, dick cheney, is in the hospital recovering from a heart transplant. he had a surgery today in virginia. an aid to cheney says he's been wait i waiting for a transplant for 20 months. he's had a long history of cardiovascular trouble including numerous heart attacks. >>> syrian forces continue their s support on the city of homs. amateur video showed buildings billion shelved. smoke from numerous explosions as you can see,
NBC
Mar 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to the white house is headed for the bay area. the san francisco chronicle is reporting that mitt romney will take a detour from the campaign trail this week to do some fund raising in california. two days of private events are scheduled including one tomorrow. romney's rival, rick santorum, is expected at a fund-raiser on thursday. >>> still to come at 5:00, we'll have an update on our top story about the five bodies found in san francisco. >>> also, tiger woods does something he hasn't done in more than two years. we'll show you. i should be arrested for crimes against potted plant-kind. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger, more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro. >>> we return to our top story. san francisco police just told the news conference at the hall of justice regarding the major development in the case of fi
NBC
Mar 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
for the republican prlsh nomination. santorum won the caucuses in kansas, while mitt romney took wyoming. the next significant test comes this tuesday. >> we had a very, very good day. >> with a strong showing in the kansas caucuses, gop presidential hopeful rick santorum notched another victory, and he's making the case, he's the conservative choice. >> we have to have candidates, a candidate, a nominee who can get up there and draw a clear contrast with the president of the united states. >> for santorum, newt gingrich and ron paul, the saturday caucuses in kansas and wyoming were another chance to play delegate catchup, but the contests in alabama and mississippi, are about survival. gingrich has to win one or both to keep moving forward. >> it's a big deal. we win alabama and mississippi next tuesday, by next wednesday, this totally wild roller coaster race will be reset one more time and we'll be on the way. >> morning, y'all. >> for mitt romney, a strong showling in the shouth is critical to show conservatives he can win. >> this predhas not succeeded. he has failed, and that's the reason we
NBC
Mar 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
complaint about the plan. >>> mitt romney is just minutes away from appearing at a fund-raiser at the hotel in redwood shores. tickets for the event start at $1,000 per person. romney started his california trip this morning at a medical device company in san diego. he told the crowd he will put all obama care regulations on hold if he becomes president. romney actually has a home in nearby la jolla. he will attend three more california events tomorrow. as for his rival, rick santorum, he joined protesters opposed to obama care outside the supreme court building. he is also headed west this week with a rally and fund-raiser on thursday at the jelly belly candy company in fairfield. a treat that was a big favorite with another republican, president ronald reagan. >>> an odd sight in the south bay. take a look, traffic not backed up, but stacked up. the compute on 280 came to a crawl this morning in san jose. two cars tangled up on the meridian avenue on-ramp getting on to northbound 280. one of the cars ended up underneath the other. thankfully no one was hurt. both drivers were outside of t
NBC
Mar 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
shows romney is the gop leader with 28% support, but santorum has been climbing steadily, picking up 18 points since december. santorum now sits at 22%. the california primary, by the way, is on june 2nd. >>> next up for the gop primaries, next tuesday in mississippi and alabama. santorum is counting on the religious and conservative vote there to continue his momentum. newt gingrich is counting on the south as well where he tried to appeal to truck-driving republicans who are seeing rising gas prices. >> when obama was sworn in, the day he was sworn in, we paid $1.89. >> when it becomes a two-person race for the republican nomination, the conservatives will win that nomination. >> back to gingrich for a moment. his aides hint he may drop out of the race if he loses the southern primaries. >>> we still don't know why a gunman killed one person and injured seven others after opening fire at a psychiatric clinic in pennsylvania today. the shooter was also killed, but it's unclear if he took his own life or was killed by officers. the shooting happened at a clinic at the university of pitt
NBC
Mar 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's primaries. mitt romney brought out a self-proclaimed redneck, comedian jeff foxworthy. and polls show he is running neck and neck with former pennsylvania senator rick santorum and former speaker of the house newt gingrich. >>> the train is pulling into the station. finally, a plan to bring b.a.r.t. to san jose is another step closer to completion after four decades. today the feds handed over a check for $100 million for that project. nbc bay area's damian trujillo is live on mayberry avenue in san jose, the site of the future ba b.a.r.t. station. good evening, damian. >> reporter: this is the home of the future b.a.r.t. station berryessa behind the san jose flea market behind me. groundbreaking will begin here next month, finally linking the south bay to the rest of the bay area. the 181 express. it links the b.a.r.t. station in fremont to san jose. this is the end of the line for the b.a.r.t. tracks. but not for long. >> i am thrilled to be here to announce an agreement for the $900 million to bring the b.a.r.t. rail system into santa clara county. >> reporter: today the feds ponied u
NBC
Mar 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
what they call obama care. in louisiana this morning, presidential candidate mitt romney called health care reform the centerpiece of a failed presidency. he blasted the bill as an attack on personal freedom and free markets. and outlined his own approach to health care reform. >> i'd like, instead of having the government come in and mandate price and cost controls, i would like to have individuals have a greater incentive to shop around. and to make this act more like a market. >> opponents are scheduled to argue the constitutionality of the health care law before the supreme court next week. meanwhile, the white house released a statement saying it made a difference for millions of americans and over time it helped give more working and middle class families the security they deserve. >>> another obama policy in the spotlight today. in sacramento hundreds of people gathered to protest the mandate to provide health insurance coverage that includes free birth control for workers. the protests at the state capital were sponsored by the group, catholics for religious liberty and is abou
NBC
Mar 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
not be interfered with by the federal government. >> mitt romney opposed the republican rollback yesterday, then switched. >> and that violates the conscience of the church, the conscience of the individuals. and fortunately there's an effort in washington to stop that. >> rick santorum pounced. >> my gut reaction would be you stand for the first çóamendment. you stand for freedom of religion. >> democrats say they stood for women. >> and these men are waxing eloquent about birth control and the fact that, oh, it's just a moral issue with them. andi] they don't think women should have the right to have it. >> they see a winning political issue for the fall. >> we will make sure that women acr0 the country are aware -- >> that we in the democratic caucus will stand up to fight for their rights ati weq always have. >> reporter: president obama says democrats struck the right balance onñr the birth control rule and won the fight have it stick. >> he is sure to take credit on the campaign trail. meanwhile, some republicans say they will warn voters that president obama really wants to prac
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